Mr Raman Malhotra
Consultant Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon
CCST FRCOphth MB ChB
Mr Raman Malhotra graduated in medicine and surgery from the University of Bristol, completed his basic ophthalmic surgical training at the Western Eye Hospital in London and went on to higher surgical training in Oxford. He became a Fellow in oculoplastic, orbital and lacrimal surgery at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Women and Children's Hospital in Adelaide, Australia, in 2002. In 2003, he returned to the UK and was appointed Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead.
He is a specialist in aesthetic and reconstructive eyelid surgery, facial palsy rehabilitation, Thyroid Eye Disease, including orbital decompression, facial rejuvenation (pioneered techniques in non-surgical eyelid rejuvenation, including tear trough filler), Endoscopic DCR surgery for watery eyes, cataract surgery and dry eyes.
Mr Malhotra was listed as one of the UK’s top cosmetic surgeons in the 2008, 2009 and 2010 Tatler Beauty & Cosmetic Surgery Guides. He has also pioneered non-surgical techniques in eyelid rejuvenation. He has designed instruments used for endoscopic DCR surgery. Recently, he has designed a new platinum segment chain for treating facial palsy lagophthalmos. He has developed a new technique to treat congenital ptosis, as well as adult ptosis, avoiding a skin incision and tissue excision. He has also introduced a non-surgical treatment using Restylane for children with ichthyosis eyelid retraction.
He has developed a comprehensive oculoplastic service with an international reputation at the Corneoplastic Unit, Queen Victoria Hospital. He has trained over 16 oculoplastic consultants in the UK and overseas.
In 2007, Mr Malhotra received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award and in September 2011 he was awarded a Bronze National Clinical Excellence Award by the Department of Health. He has helped develop and expand one of the largest facial palsy services in the UK. He has also been Head of the Corneoplastic Unit, Queen Victoria Hospital.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Raman Malhotra at Spire include:
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists
British Medical Association
American Academy of Ophthalmology
British Oculoplastic Surgeons Society (BOPSS)
Elected member European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ESOPRS)
International member American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ASOPRS)
Consultant Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon, Corneo Plastic Unit, Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Trust, East Grinstead.